3rd Annual Artistic Horizons

This is the third year I’ll be participating in Artistic Horizons, January 19-23, 2015 at Montana State University’s Helen Copeland Gallery in Bozeman, MT. Proceeds from this sale benefit Arts Without Boundaries ,a non-profit organization which brings free arts instruction and performances into public schools. Clockwise from top left (all images © Eric Merrell): A Place … Continue reading 3rd Annual Artistic Horizons

Desert Mythos

   Four fresh and recent paintings are in a new group exhibition at Altamira Fine Art in Scottsdale, AZ opening next week. Check out all of the work for Desert Mythos online now and then go see them in the gallery starting January 5, 2015. Two pieces are from Joshua Tree National Park and two … Continue reading Desert Mythos

Seeing Color in the Desert – International Artist Magazine

My article Seeing Color in the Desert (originally posted on CaliforniaDesertArt.com) has been reprinted in the August/September 2014 issue of International Artist magazine. It originally started with notes from my sketchbook about what I was observing while out painting, and what to do about certain problems that color posed or provided a solution to. Continue reading Seeing Color in the Desert – International Artist Magazine

The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires

An Interview with Eric Merrell Discussing His Salton Sea Haze and Gustav Klimt’s (1862-1918) Attersee, 1909 by Stephanie Campbell (Summer 2013 issue, CAC Newsletter) Eric Merrell, Salton Sea Haze, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 30″ x 30″ American Legacy Fine Arts, Pasadena Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Attersee, 1901, Oil on canvas, 31.57″ x 31.57″ Leopold … Continue reading The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires